March 6 rally by nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass., on eve of strike. Workers won more hiring and control over safety and job conditions, defended strikers’ seniority, jobs.

St. Vincent nurses score victory in 10-month strike

Win better conditions for workers and patients

WORCESTER, Mass. —Nurses organized by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at St. Vincent Hospital struck the Tenet-owned facility here for 10 months. On Jan. 3 they voted 487-9 to ratify a contract that provides for a limit of four patient assignments…




Capitalists attack political rights that workers need

The U.S. capitalist rulers face a political crisis today. Neither of their historical political parties, the Democrats and Republicans, are capable of ruling with stability, and both are wracked by internal divisions that could lead to splits. This forces the…



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Capitalist rulers blame workers for spread of COVID

Millions of workers worldwide bristled with anger when they heard that French President Emmanuel Macron — a multimillionaire former investment banker — told Le Parisien in a Jan. 4 interview that he intended to “piss off” all those who remain…






Cuba and Chernobyl

This Cuban documentary produced in 2006 tells the story of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine and Cuba’s exemplary internationalist medical program that treated more than 25,000 victims.